Robert H Squires

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune hepatitis in children
    Robert H Squires
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 6:225-30. 2004
  2. pmc Acute liver failure in children: the first 348 patients in the pediatric acute liver failure study group
    Robert H Squires
    University of Pittsburgh, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr 148:652-658. 2006
  3. pmc King's College Hospital Criteria for non-acetaminophen induced acute liver failure in an international cohort of children
    Vinay Sundaram
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 162:319-23.e1. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Current perspectives on pediatric intestinal transplantation
    George V Mazariegos
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:226-33. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Prognostic scoring indices in Wilson disease: a case series and cautionary tale
    Ryan T Fischer
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15238, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:466-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Portal hypertension in children: expert pediatric opinion on the report of the Baveno v Consensus Workshop on Methodology of Diagnosis and Therapy in Portal Hypertension
    Benjamin L Shneider
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:426-37. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Acute liver failure in children
    Robert H Squires
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 28:153-66. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Screening for Wilson disease in acute liver failure: a comparison of currently available diagnostic tests
    Jessica D Korman
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Hepatology 48:1167-74. 2008
  9. pmc Acute liver failure: Summary of a workshop
    William M Lee
    Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 8887, USA
    Hepatology 47:1401-15. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth failure and outcomes in infants with biliary atresia: a report from the Biliary Atresia Research Consortium
    Patricia A DeRusso
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Children s Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Hepatology 46:1632-8. 2007

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune hepatitis in children
    Robert H Squires
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 6:225-30. 2004
    ..Treatment with prednisone and azathioprine, alone or in combination, reverses the clinical course and improves biochemical abnormalities. Should liver transplantation be necessary, autoimmune injury may recur in the allograft...
  2. pmc Acute liver failure in children: the first 348 patients in the pediatric acute liver failure study group
    Robert H Squires
    University of Pittsburgh, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr 148:652-658. 2006
    ..To determine short-term outcome for children with acute liver failure (ALF) as it relates to cause, clinical status, and patient demographics and to determine prognostic factors...
  3. pmc King's College Hospital Criteria for non-acetaminophen induced acute liver failure in an international cohort of children
    Vinay Sundaram
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 162:319-23.e1. 2013
    ..To validate King's College Hospital criteria (KCHC) in children with non-acetaminophen induced pediatric acute liver failure (PALF) and to determine whether re-optimizing the KCHC would improve predictive accuracy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Current perspectives on pediatric intestinal transplantation
    George V Mazariegos
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:226-33. 2009
    ..Experience at centers of excellence demonstrates 1- and 5-year patient survival rates of 95% and 77%, respectively, with ongoing investigations focusing on lowering long-term causes of graft loss such as chronic rejection...
  5. doi request reprint Prognostic scoring indices in Wilson disease: a case series and cautionary tale
    Ryan T Fischer
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15238, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:466-9. 2011
    ..The Wilson Index is a prognostic index used to determine the risk of death without transplant in WD. We sought to determine the accuracy of this system in our own patient population...
  6. doi request reprint Portal hypertension in children: expert pediatric opinion on the report of the Baveno v Consensus Workshop on Methodology of Diagnosis and Therapy in Portal Hypertension
    Benjamin L Shneider
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 16:426-37. 2012
    ..The opinions of that expert panel are reported...
  7. doi request reprint Acute liver failure in children
    Robert H Squires
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 28:153-66. 2008
    ..Overall, short-term outcomes are better in children than adults but are dependent upon the degree of encephalopathy and diagnosis...
  8. doi request reprint Screening for Wilson disease in acute liver failure: a comparison of currently available diagnostic tests
    Jessica D Korman
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Hepatology 48:1167-74. 2008
    ..In addition, an AST:ALT ratio >2.2 yielded a sensitivity of 94%, a specificity of 86%, and a likelihood ratio of 7 for diagnosing fulminant WD. Combining the tests provided a diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of 100%...
  9. pmc Acute liver failure: Summary of a workshop
    William M Lee
    Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 8887, USA
    Hepatology 47:1401-15. 2008
    ..Advances in stem cell research may allow provision of cells for bioartificial liver support. ALF presents many challenging opportunities in both clinical and basic research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth failure and outcomes in infants with biliary atresia: a report from the Biliary Atresia Research Consortium
    Patricia A DeRusso
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Children s Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Hepatology 46:1632-8. 2007
    ..The combination of intermediate bilirubin concentrations and poor mean weight z-scores 3 months after HPE was also associated with poor clinical outcome...
  11. ncbi request reprint Detection of acetaminophen protein adducts in children with acute liver failure of indeterminate cause
    Laura P James
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e676-81. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to use a new assay for the detection of acetaminophen cysteine protein adducts in children with acute liver failure to determine the role of acetaminophen toxicity in acute liver failure of unknown cause...
  12. ncbi request reprint Isolated liver transplantation in infants with short gut syndrome: is less better?
    George V Mazariegos
    Liver Transpl 12:1040-1. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Acute liver failure in children
    John Bucuvalas
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 10:149-68, vii. 2006
    ..This article examines current knowledge of the epidemiology, pathobiology, and treatment of ALF in children and identifies potential gaps in this knowledge for future study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chronic Abdominal Pain In Children: a Technical Report of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
    Carlo Di Lorenzo
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:249-61. 2005
    ..Pediatric studies of therapeutic interventions were examined and found to be limited or inconclusive...
  15. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for cholestasis associated with cystic fibrosis in the pediatric population
    Ernesto P Molmenti
    Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:93-7. 2003
    ..The presence of Aspergillus in the sputum does not constitute a contraindication for OLTX...
  16. ncbi request reprint Liver disease caused by failure to racemize trihydroxycholestanoic acid: gene mutation and effect of bile acid therapy
    Kenneth D R Setchell
    Division of Clinical Mass Spectrometry, Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Gastroenterology 124:217-32. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unresectable hepatoblastoma with liver transplantation in the pediatric population
    Ernesto P Molmenti
    Baylor University Medical Center, Transplantation Services, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:535-8. 2002
    ..Early diagnosis and treatment were found to be associated with better results. Response to chemotherapy may be an important factor influencing survival. Rising AFP levels after transplantation are associated with recurrence...

Research Grants3

  1. A Multi-Center Group to Study Acute Liver Failure in Children
    Robert Squires; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The purpose is to examine the safety and efficacy of IV NAC in children with ALF for whom there is no antidote or other specific treatment ..
  2. A Multi-Center Group to Study Acute Liver Failure in Children
    Robert Squires; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The purpose is to examinethe safety and efficacy of IV NAC in children with ALF for whom there is no antidote or other specific treatment. ..